Manager of Adult Public Programs
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Linnea West is the Manager of Adult Public Programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Previously, she coordinated the Contemporary and Modern Art Perspectives (C-MAP) Program at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. C-MAP is MoMA’s global research initiative intended to broaden its presentation of art from historically underrepresented areas of the world, with a current focus on the art of Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, and Latin America. Linnea was as an Editorial Board Member of post from 2016 to 2018, and served on the PopRally programming committee.
Linnea earned an M.A. in Art History from The University of Georgia in 2015. She received a Fulbright grant in 2012-2013 to research contemporary Hungarian art and national identity at the Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest. Prior to this, she worked in book publishing in New York City.
Since 2008, she writes the contemporary art blog Art Ravels.
Karl-Heinz Adler used an abstract geometric approach in both his design and his fine art practices. Given state control and the resistance to alternative aesthetic forms, it is remarkable that Adler’s abstract geometries found their way into the everyday life of East German citizens.